ALAMEDA, Calif. – Khalil Mack did not dominate the traditional statistics page in the Oakland Raiders‘ season-opening win over the Tennessee Titans. He had no sacks and a merely mortal three tackles.

But the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year did not have to own the numbers, not when his presence was felt beyond the box score.

Two of those tackles went for a loss, and he also was credited with a pass defensed. And as Pro Football Focus saw it, Mack had five pressures against the pass and three stops against the run. Add it all up, and entering Monday night’s games his 93.8 PFF grade was the highest in the NFL among edge rushers.

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